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Old 04-23-2005, 12:07 AM   #41
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I bought a bonnie because I needed a ho wagon. I wanted a big car and after test driving a few crown vic, impala, the bonnie was just too much of a bargain
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Old 04-23-2005, 05:46 PM   #42
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My brothers girlfriend gave me her Bonneville 1989. At first I thought "hey that looks like a hoopty car if I ever saw one" I drove it and now I love it. I am very protective of it. Maybe because of the age. It has caused me to want to learn about cars and try to fix it up. I really enjoy the ride.

hubby took it one day, when I got it back the trunk emblem over the lock was stuck open. I went crazy saying " What the Fu** do you do to my car? " Well needless to say I was able to fix it. Boy he sure is lucky.
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Old 04-24-2005, 10:05 PM   #43
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I got it cause my brothers looked soo good with rims after driving it for awhile I loved it too

my first choice was a PA though,
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Old 04-25-2005, 01:42 AM   #44
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I got mine I need a cheap car. I only had 1500. After driving it a love that car. It still needs some work mainly the a/c,but it get good gas milage. Still has power.
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I don't know where to start, but I had my first Bonne around 1998. It was a '92 Bonne SE. White, with no fin on the trunk. After a bad accident, it was destroyed, but I got a reliable 2 years out of it , and 50,000 miles. Since it was reliable, not bad on gas, and had all the family guy features I liked, and of course, It held up and kept me alive, and even drove home smooth.

I bought my second Bonne about a week or so later. It was a '94 . It was green, and had a sunroof, and a few other gadgets the '92 didn't have. It wasn't as prestine as the white one either, but it had a very good smooth engine. I drove that for a few years, and brought it from 109,000 miles, to 161,000 miles, and still running strong, I sold it and bought the Caprice . That was about a year ago. My wife used to take time to clean the Bonne'*, and she only cleaned my Caprice once since we bought it. The list goes on, but she regretted telling me to sell it. I know the kid that has it, and I see him often. He works with my brother. The car is beaten badly, and still starts and runs smooth every day for him.

Now, I just bought another Bonne, because we all loved the other 2, and they were reliable, and safe. we buy them for their practicality, but don't get me wrong, they are the only practical family car that looks so hot.

My current Bonne is a 1996 SSEi. I believe the color is Champagne. Looks tan sometimes, and looks silver others.. real nice. She'* got 75,000 miles, and is a treat to drive. I am more than pleased with the performance of my previous 2 Bonne'*, which were'nt supercharged, but this supercharged one I have now is completely different feeling. It feels much stronger than I had imagined. So, is seems, so far, our love for Bonne'* has been transfered to this SSEi, and only grown stronger.

One important feature I am happy to have back is the rear seats armrest, with the pass-through panel. I love fishing, and my favorite rods are one piece, and they slide right through there so nicelt. Also, My salmon net is about the soze of the Bonne'* trunk, so, I can easily load and unload it by passing the handle through that same opening. I know, too much love for that feature, but if I don't sell my caprice, I'm going to put Bonne seats in it, mainly for that "trap-door" I love so much.

ok, that just about covers it.....
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I just purchased my Bonneville SSEi in January, I bought it for the horse power and the luxury.

It has nothing to do with the fact that I am turning 40 in May and my wife thinks it'* a mid life crisis..... nothing! Ok maybe a little.
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One important feature I am happy to have back is the rear seats armrest, with the pass-through panel. I love fishing, and my favorite rods are one piece, and they slide right through there so nicelt. Also, My salmon net is about the soze of the Bonne'* trunk, so, I can easily load and unload it by passing the handle through that same opening. I know, too much love for that feature, but if I don't sell my caprice, I'm going to put Bonne seats in it, mainly for that "trap-door" I love so much.

ok, that just about covers it.....
I agree on that point! Most of the summer I have that pass through open and fishing rods sticking through it!
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One important feature I am happy to have back is the rear seats armrest, with the pass-through panel. I love fishing, and my favorite rods are one piece, and they slide right through there so nicelt. Also, My salmon net is about the soze of the Bonne'* trunk, so, I can easily load and unload it by passing the handle through that same opening. I know, too much love for that feature, but if I don't sell my caprice, I'm going to put Bonne seats in it, mainly for that "trap-door" I love so much.

ok, that just about covers it.....
I agree on that point! Most of the summer I have that pass through open and fishing rods sticking through it!
It'* a beautiful thing......
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I love that feature..not only because it'* great, but it'* real! I've had other cars with folding seat or something... but they lacked any space to bother trying to use it.

I had to pick up my drive shaft after being repaired for my truck. The truck is 21 feet long, the driveshaft is anything but short! Didn't even have to stop using my arm rest. It fit so nice.
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my 93 was a christmas present along with a haynes repair manual. well its been 3 years and im still trying to get that bad boy to run
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